In pictures: Bank Holiday weekend weather

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After a cool and wet August, summer has reappeared in many parts of the UK with sunbathers taking advantage of the warm weather.

Two little girls enjoy their ice cream
Twins Frankie and Lexie Grey enjoy ice cream in Hyde Park, London (Isabel Infantes/PA)

Dragon boaters on a river
Competitors in Dragon boats race up the river Arun in Arundel, West Sussex (Andrew Matthews/PA)

A woman sunbathes
A woman takes care in the sun at Hyde Park, London (Isabel Infantes/PA)

A woman with a parasol
Someone takes the shade with her on a hot day in London (Isabel Infantes/PA)

Sunbathers on the beach
Temperatures reached as high as 27C, with warm temperatures set to continue into the bank holiday weekend (Andrew Matthews/PA)

A sunbather enjoys a book
A good book in the sun - bliss after a soggy August for many people in the UK (Andrew Matthews/PA)